Neelam valley is a 200 km bow shaped district of Azad Kashmir. The valley resides at about 20 kms away from Muzaffarabad and is well-known for its beauty and tourist attractions.
Neelam valley is known for its breathtaking views and mesmerizing sunsets that will force you to marvel in the glory of the natural beauty. Here are some of the places you don’t want to miss if you’re travelling to Neelam Valley this summer.
Dhani Noseri Waterfall
At about 30 kilometers from Muzaffarabad, Dhani waterfall resides. Having a fall of 15 meters, Noseri is a major tourist attraction. The scenic beauty there is mesmerizing and will make you want to just sink in the views.
Chilhana or Titwal
Chilhana/Titwal is the border of Azad Kashmir and Indian occupied Kashmir. The attraction of this place is to watch the Indian side of Kashmir as Kashmiri colonies controlled by Indian administration are located in Chilhana.
Kutton Jagran Valley
Also called the pearl valley, kutton valley comprises of Kutton Waterfall, Jagran Stream and HEB resorts. This is also one of the first places where tourists plan to stay in.
Keran Neelam Valley
Keran is located 93 km away from Muzaffarabad and is well known for the Neelam River flowing peacefully nearby. A tourist motel by Azad Jammu and Kashmir tourism has been constructed to facilitate tourists here.
Chitta Khatta Lake
Also called as the White Waters Lake, Chitta Khatta Lake has a difficult hiking trek but it is a worth seeing place. It is not recommended for families but if you’re going with your friends, you don’t want to miss this place’s mesmerizing sights.
Kel and Arrang Kel
Kel is jeep track and is at about 23 kilometers from Sharda and is one of the best locations. Arang Kel is said to be the gold village of Neelam valley and it resides at a 30 minutes walking distance from Kel.
Upper Neelam is situated at about 2 kilometers from Keran, and provide the most beautiful panoramic views of the valley.
Ratti Gali Lake
Ratti Gali Lake is probably the closest you can get to heaven in Pakistan. 18 kilometers from Dowarian, this lake is an Alpine Glaciers Lake, with red flowers and green fields all around it.
It has a 15 kms jeep track and is a great place to go to if you want to camp there and do some stargazing!
so if you don’t have any plans for this summer, i hope you know where to go now.